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Complete 1 requirement to earn this patch. {For extra you may complete more, especially by using our on line worksheets.} Item: FLOWER $1.50 1. Flowers can grow on trees, plants, and in your front yard. Find out the main parts of the flower. For extra draw or color a diagram of a flower. 2. Observing flowers can be fun and interesting. Observe flowers outside or through books. Find at least two different flowers that are different colors or de-sign OR decorate a flower pot, OR complete a flower identification sheet, OR take or draw pictures of flowers. 3. States and countries have their own national flower. Find out what your state or country flower is. 4. Grow a flower from a seed or plant flowers in a pot or garden. 5. How do bees make honey? Find out how bees make honey. For extra, try something that has honey in it. 6. The transfer of pollen from the anthers of a flower to the stigma of a flower is called pollination. Name one polli-nator that moves pollen. Find out how they pollinate the flower. 7. The largest flower in the world is the Rafflesia arnoldii. What is the approximate size? Find out where this flower lives in what country or area. For extra, color a picture of the flower or create a large flower and decorate it. 8. Visit a park or your backyard and observe flowers. Find three different flowers to observe. What does the petals look like? Where is growing? What color is it? For extra, you can draw a picture or take a picture of the flowers. 9. Visit a nursery or store that sells flowers. You can also view flowers on the internet or books. Find an annual, a flower that needs planted every year and a perennial, a flower that comes back every year OR identify the flowers that are on the My Flower Garden patch. 10. Complete a community service project that symbolizes flowers or assists flowers. Examples include: creating cards for spring, and donate them to hospitals or elderly homes; make flower shaped treats and donate them; create a flower garden; volunteer to landscape or plant flowers, decorate flowerpots and plant seeds for gifts, OR participate in any other project. 11. Have a picnic, garden party, or create food or enjoy food in the shape of flowers, sugar flowers, or anything that make your flower celebration festive. Examples include: Flower shaped cake, cupcakes, or cookies, fruits or Jell-O cut out with a flower shaped cookie cutter, sandwiches, or other finger food. 12. Create decorations for special event or create an atmosphere for a spring, flower arrangements, or fun celebration. Examples include: tissue flowers, decorating flower pots, pillows with floral material, flower garden mural on paper or design your own flower. 13. Play games or create activities to play representing the flower theme. Examples include: floral tattoos, or face painting, pin the bee on the flower, flower tic tac toe, crossword or word search, OR flower matching game. 14. Create a craft or accessory that represents flowers Examples: flower headband or barrette, coloring pages, kites, collage of beautiful flowers, sketch or observation books, picture frames, OR flower pots. 15. Watch A TV show, movie, or televised production that features flowers. This can be an educational show or fun cartoon. My Flower Garden MY FLOWER GARDEN BOOKLET Covers requirement # 1 Parts of a Flower Learn at least three parts of the flower and color the picture. Sticky part of the flower that collects pollen from other flowers Develops the pollen into seeds once it is fertilized. Protects the flower bud. Produces pollen Flower Word Search Covers requirement # 13 U Y I O A N N U A L Z N Q L P W R B E W W W T O W E B B L S D X T K X I U X Y D V T U E Y J D H D R U P J R L G H T B Q W P O L L I N A T I O N T E D C A E A H S G D S V D H E U T V T T O E R I U A R A X R L U M R N E E P N R A I A B F B L V E J W R F T Y I W S W L R I Y H O Y L I K E S O R Y Y N P L L Z O B C N T E A S B N S D F L W R A T M G E W L U P E M S E S B N V T W C J S L U J Q R E S W P M P G X A P H E E Y H B M U S G L A I N N E R E P ANNUAL BACKYARD BEE BLUEBELL BUTTERFLY DAISY FLOWER GARDEN HONEY IRIS PERENNIAL POLLINATION ROSE SUNFLOWER SWEET PEA TULIP WATERING CAN The largest flower in the world is the Rafflesia arnoldii. It is found in the rainforests of Indonesia. It can grow to be 3 feet wide. It is a brownish orange flower with tan col-ored spots on the petals. Draw little spots on the petals and color the flower. Covers requirement # 7 Largest Flower in the World Pollination A pollinator that moves pollen from the anthers to the stigmas of flowers creates pollination. Some pollinators are bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, moths, and some wasps. Color the picture below. Covers requirement # 6 Color My Flower Garden Picture Identify the flowers on the Flower Garden patch. Find an annual, a flower that needs planted every year and a perennial, a flower that comes back every year. Color the picture below to match the patch or with your own design. Find the following flowers in the picture. {A= Annual flower P= Perennial} Tulip [P] Iris [P] Sunflower [A] Sweet Pea [A] Violet [A or P] Gerber Daisy [A] Bluebell [P] Geranium [A or P] Rose [P] Covers requirement # 9 Flower Themed Crafts Paper Flowers- Make several flowers for a paper bouquet. Construction paper, green and other colors Crayons or markers Scissors Glue Paper hole punch (optional) Cut a circle about 1 inches across out of construction paper. Glue dots from a hole punch or color a design in the center of the flower. Cut out inch by 2 inch strips of construction paper to make pet-als. Glue the ends of the petals together, as shown. Glue the petals onto the back of the circle, as shown. You may need it for a minute while it dries. Cut a stem and some leaves from the green construc-tion paper and glue them to a flower. If you want to make larger flowers, glue another ring of petals be-hind the first set. Use longer strips to make longer petals. Flower Barrette or Comb Small silk flowers [Optional: butterflies, ribbon, or sequins.] Glitter glue Glue for sequins Scissors and paper plate Paintbrush and Newspaper Barrette or hair combs to decorate Hot glue gun Lay out your newspapers on your work area. Clip or pull the silk flowers from the stem arrange them on the comb or barrette so you visualize your design. Have an adult hot glue the flowers on the item. Squeeze a little bit of glitter glue on the newspaper or a pa-per plate. Work from the center of the flower out when decorating. Therefore, if you are using sequins for the centers or petals glue those on first. Finish with decorating the edges of the flowers with glitter glue by brushing them lightly with a paintbrush. Let the item dry for 24 hours and wear to a special occasion. Magic Daisies and Carnations White daisies or carnations Food coloring and glass of water Cut the ends of the white flowers at an angle and place them a glass of water. Place 10-20 drops of food coloring in the glass. Within 24 hours you will see the flower change colors to the color that you placed in the water. Glue dots from a hole punch Glue petals together Flower Themed Crafts (continued) Hummingbird Cardboard Paper muffin cup Markers and crayons Hummingbird pattern (located in the back of this kit) Copy the hummingbird pattern on cardstock or trace it on a piece of poster board. Color the body of the hummingbird. Use shades of green and red to color the body. Draw two eyes on body. Cut out the beak and attach it to the body. Fold the muffin cup paper in half and in half again. Cut along the folded lines. Use a marker to create lines on the wings by tracing the fold lines of the muffin cup paper. Tape or glue a wing on each side of the body and one on the end of the body to repre-sent the tail feathers. Colorful Baskets Green plastic berry baskets Flowers [fake or paper] Ribbon [1/2 inch] Glue dot or glue stick Scissors Weave the ribbon through the slats of the basket. Usually 1/2 inch ribbon works best. The width may depend on the width of the slots. Attach strips together with a glue dot or glue stick if needed. Place shredded paper or a square of cardstock paper to se-cure the bottom. Glue flowers around the outside of the basket for decoration. Place any items you would like in the basket for storage, gift or display. Decorate a Pot and Plant a Seed Clay pot Acrylic paint Brushes Potting soil Seeds Have the participants paint the clay pot in vibrant colors. Let the pots dry. Fill the pot 3/4 full of potting soil and plant the seed. Place the pot near sunlight, water on a regular basis and watch it grow. Covers requirement #10 , #12, or #14 Flower Themed Recipes Marshmallow Flowered Cupcake 1 box of yellow cake mix Items listed on the back of the cake mix box [water, oil, eggs] 24 large marshmallows 1 container of white frosting Colored sugar or sprinkles and round chocolate candy Preheat the oven to the temperature according to the box. Follow the instructions on the box to create cupcakes. Let the cupcakes cool and frost. Lightly dampen a pair of scissors with water and cut the marshmallow into slices. Arrange the slices on the cupcake to look like a flower shape. Place the round chocolate candy in the center. Sprinkle the colored sugar on the petals. Cup of Dirt 1 package of chocolate sandwich cookies 1 large package of instant chocolate pudding 1 box of graham cracker crumbs (optional) Gummy worms (optional) Cups (clear cups work better if you would like to see the layers of the dirt) Spoons Prepare instant pudding as directed on package and refrigerate. Remove the cream from the chocolate sandwich cookie and discard. Place the black halves of the cook-ies on a firm, clean, surface and crush well. Set aside in a bowl. Place graham cracker crumbs in a bowl. Remove pudding from refrigerator and place a generous helping at the bottom of the cup. Tap the cup on the counter to level the pudding in the cup. If you choose not to use the optional layers then simply layer the pudding and cookie crumbs until the cup is full as desired. Make sure you top with cookie crumbs. Otherwise, layer as follows with optional items: Begin with chocolate pudding, place graham cracker crumbs, pudding, a worm, choco-late crumbs, pudding and continue with items until your creation is complete. Refriger-ate until ready to serve. Flower and Nectar Pancakes [Makes 10 to 15] 2 cups self rising flour 2 tablespoons sugar teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 eggs 2 cups milk 3 tablespoons butter, melted 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 jar of berry jam Flower cookie cutter [optional: flower cookie cutters in a variety of sizes] Maple syrup Sift the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, and cinnamon into a large bowl. Whisk the eggs and milk in a separate bowl, then whisk in the melted butter and vanilla. Pour the egg mixture over the dry ingredients and stir with a spoon, but do not beat. The batter will be a little bit lumpy. Spray the skillet with non-stick spray and place it over medium heat. When the pan is warm pour the pancake mixture in it. Remove pancakes from griddle one at a time with a spatula. Place pancakes on a plate and cut them out in flower shapes. Place a 1/2 teaspoon full of jam in the center for decoration. Serve warm with syrup. Flower Sandwiches Peanut butter and jelly Lunchmeat and cheese Bread Large flower cookie cutter Create sandwiches with peanut butter and jelly and/or with lunchmeat and cheese. Cut the sandwiches with a cookie cutter and serve. Flower Snack Peanut butter/cup Celery/radish Lettuce/mini carrots toothpicks Cut the celery in half. Place two tablespoons of peanut butter in the bottom of the cup. Begin placing toothpicks around the edge of the radish, place it on top of the celery. Insert mini carrots around in the toothpicks to create the petals. Plant the celery stick [stem] it in the peanut butter. Add carrots to each side to anchor it in the cup. Top with shredded lettuce. Eat your snack by dipping your vegetables in the peanut butter. Take special care when removing the toothpicks. Flower Themed Recipes (continued) Flower Pot Themed Cake One chocolate cake mix Chocolate ice cream Chocolate syrup Chocolate cookie crumbs PLASTIC flower pot [do not use terra cotta] Fake flower and large scooping spoon Bake the cakes according to the instructions on the package. Let the cake cool and then cut it into cubes. Place plastic wrap over the hole at the bottom of the flower pot and tape on the outside to cover the hole in the flower pot. Fill the pot up to the edge with the cake. If you are having a large group create more than one flower pot of cake. When it is time to serve the cake, scoop out ice cream to place in the top of the cake. Place the flower in the center and sprinkle cookie crumbs and chocolate syrup to make it look like mounds of fresh dirt around the flower. Serve with a large spoon. Other Ideas: Serve food or snacks in plastic flower pots [small and medium sized] Gummy worms Sunflower seeds Chips Dips tinted in a variety of colors {to resemble the grass or earth} Create a Make your own dirt in a cup [small flower pots with each ingredient in a row] Orange slices [petals] and evergreen leaves Serve food on floral plates or plates covered with colorful napkins Flower shaped sandwiches Flower shaped cookies Cupcakes with flower shaped lollipops planted in them Chocolate flowers, butterflies, bees, frogs, or dragonflies Build your own flower [orange slices for center, strawberries sliced for petals] A va-riety of fruits can be used to create the flowers. [berries for center, banana slices, raisins, blueberries, peaches for petals] Flower Themed Recipes (continued) Covers requirement #11 Flower or Garden Themed Games Watering Can Relay 2 Watering cans 2 plastic cups 2 plastic sand buckets [same size] Divide the players into two teams. Place a bucket about five feet in front of each line. Each team starts with a plastic cup and watering can full of water. Begin by pouring water in the cup about halfway full. Place the cup on top of their head, holding it with one hand. When the player reaches the bucket, pour the water in the cup into the bucket. Then they return back to the line and pass the cup to the next player, who will fill the cup with water. Filling the cup with water slowly will place more water in the cup instead of the ground. If the team runs out of water in their watering can, then their team has finished. Otherwise, after each player has had a turn the game is over. The team with the most water in their bucket wins. Hide the Flower The goal of this game is find the hidden flower or flowers. Before you start the event or gathering, hide one fake flower or more. You can create a map to follow or hide clues around the room on paper. Send the participants to hunt for the hidden flower. The person or team that finds the flower first wins. Flower Memory Cards Located on page 14 and 15 of this activity booklet are memory cards to color and cut out and glue on index cards. The game is best played two players so they can take turns finding the matches. If you have a large group, you can make several copies of the cards so you can create more than one game. Gluing them on index cards prevents them from seeing through the paper. Go Flower Picking Located on page 14 and 15 of this activity booklet are memory cards to color and cut out and glue on index cards. Make two copies of the cards so there are 4 of each kind. The game is best played with 3-4 players. Each person is given five cards, the remain-der is placed in a deck face down. The first player begins by asking for a match to anyone playing. If they do not have a match then they say go flower picking. The player draws a card from the deck. If they receive a match from a player or the deck then they lay it down in front of them. The first person that goes out with no cards in their hand wins. Other Games Pin the bee on the sunflower, page 16. My Flower Garden, page 13. Covers requirement #13 My Flower Garden Game [First to 4 in a row wins] D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D D K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K K The first person to plant four [4] of their flowers in a row wins. [Diagonal, vertical, or horizontal.] PURPLE PURPLE PINK BLUE BLUE G RED RED PURPLE PURPLE PINK PINK BLUE BLUE RED RED G X X L PINK L u u TEAL TEAL ORANGE ORANGE YELLOW YELLOW GREEN GREEN TEAL TEAL ORANGE ORANGE YELLOW YELLOW GREEN GREEN X X d d m m J J Pin the Bee on the Sunflower Blindfold all the player and have them place the bee on the sunflower. The person that is closest to the center of the sunflower wins. Find Your State Flower Covers requirement # 3 for USA residents Find Your State Flower Find Your State Flower Washington DC Beauty Rose H U M M I N G B I R D C R A F T T E M P L A T E Copy the hummingbird pattern on cardstock or trace it on a piece of poster board. Color the body of the hummingbird. Use shades of green and red to color the body. Draw two eyes on body. Cut out the beak and attach it to the body. Fold the muffin cup paper in half and in half again. Cut along the folded lines. Use a marker to create lines on the wings by tracing the fold lines of the muffin cup paper. Tape or glue a wing on each side of the body and one on the end of the body to represent the tail feathers. Page 21 This what your bird will look like finished. Flower Word Search [Answers] Covers requirement # 13 U Y I O A N N U A L Z N Q L P W R B E W W W T O W E B B L S D X T K X I U X Y D V T U E Y J D H D R U P J R L G H T B Q W P O L L I N A T I O N T E D C A E A H S G D S V D H E U T V T T O E R I U A R A X R L U M R N E E P N R A I A B F B L V E J W R F T Y I W S W L R I Y H O Y L I K E S O R Y Y N P L L Z O B C N T E A S B N S D F L W R A T M G E W L U P E M S E S B N V T W C J S L U J Q R E S W P M P G X A P H E E Y H B M U S G L A I N N E R E P ANNUAL BACKYARD BEE BLUEBELL BUTTERFLY DAISY FLOWER GARDEN HONEY IRIS PERENNIAL POLLINATION ROSE SUNFLOWER SWEET PEA TULIP WATERING CAN Sunflower Geranium Tulip Bluebell Gerber Daisy Iris Violet Sweet Pea Rose Color My Flower Garden Picture [ANSWERS] Tulip- It is a perennial. They grow from bulbs and can grow as high as 28 inches depending on the species. They grow in a variety of colors. Iris- It is a perennial. It typically grows from a bulb planted in the ground. Sunflower- It is an annual flower. It can grow from 3 feet to 12 feet tall. Sweet Pea-It is an annual flowering plant that climbs. It can grow up to 6 feet long. Violet -Most violets are perennial, but a few are annual. All violets are not purple. Gerber Daisy It is an annual flower. The petals are vibrant colors. Bluebell- It is a perennial. It grows in a variety of wooded areas in April and May. Geranium- This is an annual flower, but can be a perennial. It can be a solid color or bi-colored. It has over 422 species. Rose-It is a perennial. There are over 100 different species. They can also be shrubs, climbing plants, and often have sharp thorns on the stems. Patchwork Designs, Inc. ORDER FORM Please complete this form and mail or fax it to: Patchwork Designs, Inc. 8421 Churchside Drive Gainesville, VA 20155 (703) 743-9948 PHONE ( 703) 743-9942 FAX You can add any additional items to this form that you may need for your event or group. Name_____________________________________________________________________ Address___________________________________________________________________ City____________________________________ State_____________ Zip_____________ Phone ( )_____________________ Referred By:______________________________ Email Address: _________________________________________________________ Discover/MasterCard/Visa# _________-________-________- ________ or Check #_____ Expiration Date:_______________ Have you ordered before?__________________ Item # Description Quantity Unit Price Total Price FLOWER My Flower Garden $1.50 $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ SUBTOTAL $ Regular Shipping & Handling [see next page] $ $ TOTAL ENCLOSED $ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iris_(plant) http://www.theflowerexpert.com/content/mostpopularflowers/morepopularflowers/violets http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulip http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Bluebell http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweet_pea http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geranium http://www.pollinatorparadise.com/what_is_pollination.htm http://familyfun.go.com/parties/a-fabulous-flower-party- http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/happy-birthday-marshmallow-cupcakes/22f52bab-0a7f-4e57-bb22-5d1adfb14362 http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/flower.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerbera